North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue announced Friday that she would oppose a proposed state constitutional amendment that would ban marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships for same-sex couples in the state.
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed two pro-transgender equality bills into law on Oct. 9. Masen Davis, the executive director of the Transgender Law Center, announced on Twitter that Brown had signed the two bills into law, both of which had been advocated for this session by the organization.
From the TLC news release:
Governor Brown just signed two important transgender rights bills into law. The first, the Gender Nondiscrimination Act, brings transgender rights out of the closet in...
The videos are part of a national project started by Seattle writer and columnist Dan Savage to reassure and support gay and lesbian youth who feel alone and harassed. The It Gets Better Project began in 2010...
A gay Indonesian man fighting to remain in the U.S. with his American husband has been denied a reprieve from deportation — a decision that appears to contradict Obama administration promises that LGBT binational couples can be considered lower-priority cases among the nation’s 300,000 current deportation proceedings.
The Florida teacher who posted anti-marriage messages to Facebook is taking his anti-gay rhetoric to the national stage. Jerry Buell, a currently employed public high school teacher at Mouth Dora High School, is known for taunting his students for their actual or perceived sexual orientation. Now he’s being featured in an anti-LGBT advertisement that undermines the relationships of gay and lesbian couples.